Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

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The Flower City Arts Center is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler. Connect with us by joining as a member or enrolling in a class today.


adult courses


kids courses

Intro to the Wheel I

For beginners, this 8-week Introduction class covers the basics of wheel-thrown, functional work. You will learn to master the cylinder, the gateway form to cups, ...


Learn to use traditional methods like pinching, coil, and slab to build functional and/or sculptural work. The skills learned are perfect for an absolute beginner ...

Viva! Short Course on Handbuilding

Perfect for beginners or those with more experience, this class focuses on the handbuilding process through unique projects. Make a wine cooler, sushi tray, and ...

Mini Journal Fling

Learn how to make mini journals for yourself or to give as gifts. In this introductory course, you will learn how to make a journal ...

Intro to Digital Photography: Intensive

In this one-week intensive class you will learn all the functions of your digital camera, including manually adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, exposure modes, ...

& Events

White/Black Invitational

May 10th - Jun 22nd

White/Black Invitational features the work of photographers, printmakers, and ceramic artists working with the limitations imposed by these colors. Participating artists include: Marilyn ...

Photo Garage Sale

July 13th, 10 a.m.

Looking for photography equipment? We have everything from darkroom to digital for sale to support our Photography & Digital Arts Department! Follow our Facebook Event page for a preview of items ...

New work by Ceramics Artist in Residence Lane Chapman Reception

July 12th, 6 p.m.

Join us for an exhibition celebrating Lane's completion of her second year as an artist in residence at the Flower City Arts Center.

Flower City Arts Center is supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.